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The Resource Economism : bad economics and the rise of inequality, James Kwak ; foreword by Simon Johnson

Economism : bad economics and the rise of inequality, James Kwak ; foreword by Simon Johnson

Label
Economism : bad economics and the rise of inequality
Title
Economism
Title remainder
bad economics and the rise of inequality
Statement of responsibility
James Kwak ; foreword by Simon Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Outlines a deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world of classroom economics, clarifying assumptions and misleading teachings while sharing historical insights into how economism became a prevalent influence in the U.S
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kwak, James
Dewey number
330
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HB71
LC item number
.K893 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Economic policy
  • United States
  • Economics
  • Economics.
  • Economics.
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Economic policy
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • United States
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Economics
  • Economic policy
  • Economic policy
  • Economic policy
  • Economics
  • Economics
Label
Economism : bad economics and the rise of inequality, James Kwak ; foreword by Simon Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The best of all possible worlds -- The key to all things -- Blurry vision -- Economism and economics -- Ideas in the world -- The magic of the marketplace -- The long march of economism -- Ideas and interests -- Pioneers -- Industrialists -- Promoters -- Politicians -- The problem with a price floor -- In the real world -- The view from the top -- Pay = productivity -- How the rich get that way -- Deadweight triangles -- The anti-tax chorus -- Tax cuts for job creators -- Savings, labor, and growth -- The price of civilization -- Too much free stuff -- Consumer-driven utopia -- Bad choices -- Broken market -- The forgotten alternative -- Supply, demand, and capital -- Innovation unbound -- Toxic mortgages -- Toxic banks -- Economism unbowed -- Oranges and bananas -- Winners and losers -- The real impact of trade -- Bait and switch -- Cui bono? -- Where are we going? -- Beyond economism?
Control code
ocn954203498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 237 pages
Isbn
9781101871195
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016024099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026764179
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781101871195
  • (OCoLC)954203498
Label
Economism : bad economics and the rise of inequality, James Kwak ; foreword by Simon Johnson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The best of all possible worlds -- The key to all things -- Blurry vision -- Economism and economics -- Ideas in the world -- The magic of the marketplace -- The long march of economism -- Ideas and interests -- Pioneers -- Industrialists -- Promoters -- Politicians -- The problem with a price floor -- In the real world -- The view from the top -- Pay = productivity -- How the rich get that way -- Deadweight triangles -- The anti-tax chorus -- Tax cuts for job creators -- Savings, labor, and growth -- The price of civilization -- Too much free stuff -- Consumer-driven utopia -- Bad choices -- Broken market -- The forgotten alternative -- Supply, demand, and capital -- Innovation unbound -- Toxic mortgages -- Toxic banks -- Economism unbowed -- Oranges and bananas -- Winners and losers -- The real impact of trade -- Bait and switch -- Cui bono? -- Where are we going? -- Beyond economism?
Control code
ocn954203498
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 237 pages
Isbn
9781101871195
Isbn Type
(hard cover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016024099
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40026764179
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781101871195
  • (OCoLC)954203498

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